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In Thailand's North, Tensions High Ahead of Electionsi
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January 31, 2014 8:22 PM
Supporters of Thailand’s ruling party are eager to vote Sunday, to demonstrate how popular the prime minister remains, despite the protests in Bangkok. Steve Sandford reports from Chiang Mai, where supporters say if the courts or military intervene to depose the government, they are prepared to fight back.

In Thailand's North, Tensions High Ahead of Elections

Published January 31, 2014

Supporters of Thailand’s ruling party are eager to vote Sunday, to demonstrate how popular the prime minister remains, despite the protests in Bangkok. Steve Sandford reports from Chiang Mai, where supporters say if the courts or military intervene to depose the government, they are prepared to fight back.


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